Allied Warships

HMS Loch Quoich (K 434)

Frigate of the Loch class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassLoch 
PennantK 434 
Built byBlyth Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co. (Blyth): White 
Ordered25 Jan 1943 
Laid down3 Dec 1943 
Launched2 Sep 1944 
Commissioned11 Jan 1945 
End service 
History

Scrapped 13 November 1957.

 

Commands listed for HMS Loch Quoich (K 434)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Gerald MacClelland, DSC, RN16 Oct 194424 May 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Enda Bernard Healy, RNVR24 May 194517 Dec 1945

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Notable events involving Loch Quoich include:


20 Jan 1945
HMS Unshaken (Lt. J.S. Pearce, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Ness (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.S. Steel, RNR) and HMS Loch Quoich (Lt.Cdr. G. MacClelland, DSC, RN). (1)

24 Jan 1945
HMS Unshaken (Lt. J.S. Pearce, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Loch Quoich (Lt.Cdr. G. MacClelland, DSC, RN) and HMS Vestal (Lt. C.W. Porter, DSC, RN). (1)

25 Jan 1945
HMS Unshaken (Lt. J.S. Pearce, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Ness (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.S. Steel, RNR), HMS Vestal (Lt. C.W. Porter, DSC, RN), HMS Loch Quoich (Lt.Cdr. G. MacClelland, DSC, RN) and HMS Denbigh Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. G. Butcher, DSC, RNVR). (1)

26 Jan 1945
HMS Unshaken (Lt. J.S. Pearce, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Loch Quoich (Lt.Cdr. G. MacClelland, DSC, RN), HMS Denbigh Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. G. Butcher, DSC, RNVR), HMS Ness (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.S. Steel, RNR) and HMS Godetia (Lt. R.H. Nossiter, DSC, RANVR). (1)

2 Feb 1945
HMS Unshaken (Lt. J.S. Pearce, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Loch Quoich (Lt.Cdr. G. MacClelland, DSC, RN), HMS Jewel (???) and another vessel (unable to read the name in the log of HMS Unshaken). (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/20149
  2. ADM 173/20150

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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